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Copper Wire

Lt Kije

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> After having dug to a depth of 10 feet last year, French scientists

> found traces of copper wire dating back 200 years and came to the

> conclusion that their ancestors already had a telephone network more

> than 150 years ago.



> Not to be outdone by the French: in the weeks that followed, American

> archaeologists dug to a depth of 20 feet before finding traces of

> copper wire. Shortly afterwards, they published an article in the New

> York Times saying : "American archaeologists, having found traces of

> 250-year-old copper wire, have concluded that their ancestors already

> had an advanced high-tech communications network 50 years earlier

> than the French."



> A few weeks later, 'The British Archaeological Society of Northern

> England' reported the following: "After digging down to a depth of 33

> feet in the Skipton area of North Yorkshire in 2011, Charlie

> Hardcastle, a self-taught amateur archaeologist, reported that he had

> found absolutely b*gger all. Charlie has therefore concluded that 250

> years ago, Britain had already gone wireless!"




> Makes you proud to be British.

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